Watch the 2020 State of the City: You Count. We Count. Hillsboro Counts.
by Mayor Steve Callaway
Update: Watch the 2020 State of the City event
Housing. Homelessness. Sustainability. Equity. Streets. Sidewalks. Parks. Libraries. The 2020 Census. A tribute to Nabila Mazzouz. Police. Fire & Rescue. Water. Jobs. Barley the Hop... and more.
Watch Hillsboro's 2020 State of the City on Facebook and skip ahead to the parts that interest you most by using these time codes:
10:20 Mayor Callaway begins
13:20 Council recognition
14:30 Councilor Fred Nachtigal via video
17:40 Audience recognition
20:20 HSD graduation rates
22:30 Equity focus
24:55 Councilor Olivia Alcaire on the 2020 Census
29:05 2020 Census Video debut
32:00 Building on Equity
36:15 Councilor Rick Van Beveren on Fire & Rescue and Police
41:00 Economic Development
49:05 Councilor Beach Pace on Sustainability
53:40 Councilor Kyle Allen on the Hillsboro Public Library
57:15 Parks & Recreation
58:40 Remembering Nabila Mazzouz
1:01:50 Gordon Faber Recreation Complex
1:03:40 Hillsboro Hops & Barley with the Trophy
1:06:30 Councilor Anthony Martin & daughter Juniper on Transportation and Public Works
1:10:00 Housing and Planning1:11:00 Affordable Housing
1:14:00 Camp EAGLE
1:15:30 HSD HiLight connections
1:15:55 2035 Community Plan
1:19:00 Hydrant Hysteria Live Demonstration
1:22:30 Annual photo
1:23:30 Hillsboro Counts video
1:24:00 Mayor Callaway concludes
A letter from Mayor Callaway
The State of the City is one of my most enjoyable experiences as Mayor. It’s one way for our growing community to stay connected to each other.
By attending in person, or watching on Facebook Live, you allow us to share what our City and community have accomplished in the past year, what we are focused on for the year ahead, and the direction we are headed in the years to come. Thank you for the privilege of providing this annual update.
One thing I particularly enjoy is the participation of City Councilors. They give their time and energy all year to serve our community. This is an opportunity to recognize their role in the successes Hillsboro residents enjoy.
Our theme for this year is “You count. We count. Hillsboro counts.”
Getting an accurate count of everyone in Hillsboro — regardless of your citizenship — and throughout Oregon is vital to receiving federal funding for education, roads, health care, and many more important programs.
With the 2020 Census, we have an opportunity to see our Oregon values and priorities well represented in Washington, DC by adding a sixth congressional seat in the state — if everyone is counted.
You count. We count. Hillsboro counts. I hope we see you on January 30, when we’ll talk about this and much more.
Key 2020 Census Numbers
1: Census Day is April 1, 2020, when every home in America will have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.
3: You have three options to respond to the 2020 Census: online, by mail, or by phone.
9: There are nine questions on the 2020 Census.
13: Oregon received more than $13 billion in federal funds in FY 2016 based on 2010 Census data.
1790: The first Census took place in 1790
2020: Everyone needs to be counted for the 2020 Census.